Kyrgyz Ministry of Health to hold measles immunization among 1-6 year-old children in September.
The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan is planning to hold measles
immunization among 1-6 year-old children this September. Health
professionals pay a special attention to population living in
residential neighborhoods on Bishkek suburbs as children and parents
come to the capital city from different regions for summer period.
Immunization cards of children were examined by physicians of Family
Medicine Centers across the country. According to the Ministry of
Health, 179 measles cases were confirmed by lab tests from April 2011:
18 cases in Osh, 55 in Osh oblast, 52 in Bishkek, 18 in Jalal-Abad
oblast, 14 in Chui oblast, 8 in Naryn oblast, 1 in Batken oblast and 1
in Talas oblast. No new measles cases are registered in the country
since July 10, 2011, the Ministry of Health said. To detect measles
viruses, the analyses (swabs from the upper respiratory tract, blood
serum) are sent to the Gabrichev Scientific Research Institute of
Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow.
News Agency I...IUIypress - 2001-2011
Provided by Syndigate.info an Albawaba.com company